Little Manhattan

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"Nothing's as big as your first love."
  • PG
  • 2005
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 7.4  (24,642)
  • 52

Little Manhattan is a heartwarming romantic comedy that was released in 2005. Directed by Mark Levin, the movie stars Josh Hutcherson as the lead character, Gabe, a ten-year-old boy who falls in love for the first time with a girl named Rosemary Telesco (Charlotte Ray Rosenberg). The movie is set in Manhattan and the story revolves around Gabe’s first love experience. He meets Rosemary in his karate class and is instantly smitten by her. The two of them then start spending time together exploring different parts of the city, including Central Park and the American Museum of Natural History. As they explore the city together, Gabe starts to realize how much he likes Rosemary and how much he wants to be with her.

However, things are not as simple as Gabe hopes they would be. Rosemary is about to leave for a summer camp in the wilderness where there is no access to technology or communication. Gabe is devastated by this news, but he is determined to spend as much time with her as he can before she leaves. The two of them then go on a series of adventures and try to pack as much into their remaining time together as possible.

The movie is full of fun and lighthearted moments that will make you laugh out loud. There are also moments of genuine emotion that will tug at your heartstrings. Hutcherson and Rosenberg have excellent chemistry and their performances are charming and believable. They perfectly capture the innocence and awkwardness of young love, making viewers reminisce about their own first romantic experiences.

In addition to the two leads, Bradley Whitford also has a significant role in the movie as Gabe’s father. He provides comic relief and also plays an essential role in Gabe’s journey of self-discovery. He is a good father who sincerely wants the best for his son, and this is evident in the way he helps Gabe navigate his feelings of love and heartbreak.

The movie’s soundtrack is equally impressive. It features a mix of classic and contemporary hits that perfectly capture the spirit of the movie. The music adds to the movie’s charm and makes it even more enjoyable to watch.

Overall, Little Manhattan is an excellent movie that will leave you feeling happy and uplifted. It is a delightful, coming-of-age romantic drama that will resonate with anyone who has ever fallen in love for the first time. With a fun storyline, great performances, and excellent soundtrack, it is a must-watch for anyone looking for a light-hearted, feel-good movie.

Little Manhattan is a 2005 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.4 and a MetaScore of 52.

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    1 hr 30 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (24,642)
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